You definitely won’t need a big black pipe to able to blow “smoke” rings like Santa! All you’ll have to do is walk outside and breathe!
If the forecast holds up, we could be in for one of the coldest Christmases Winnipeggers have experienced in over 20 years!
Here is a list of the coolest daily maximum temperatures (day time highs) on Christmas Day in Winnipeg:
- 1892: -30.0°
- 1933: -28.9°
- 1883: -28.3°
- 1996: -27.8°
- 1990: -27.4°
On Dec. 25, 1996 temperatures reached a high of -27.8 degrees Celsius. Temperatures expected to be slightly warmer than that, but it would make 2017 one of the coldest on record.
Here are the coldest daily minimum temperatures on Christmas Day in Winnipeg:
- 1879: -40.0°
- 1933: -39.4°
- 1880: -38.3°
- 1892: -38.3°
- 1883: -37.2°
Another notable Christmas Day in Winnipeg was in 1999 where Winnipeg reached the warmest temperature on record with a high of 5.4 C.
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